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The Face of Chronic Relapse

Gulf Breeze Recovery’s THRIVE® program is unlike any other and offers a proven “niche” for those who have struggled with chronic relapse. When you watch the testimonials of past residents, you find that each person’s experience with detox, if needed, and the general entrance into the facility was a pleasant and welcoming transition.

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A Day at Gulf Breeze Recovery

Choosing a residential rehabilitation program can seem like a monumental decision. At Gulf Breeze Recovery, we want to provide you with as much information as we can so you can make the decision that is right for you. This includes letting you know what you can expect as part of the day-to-day experience at our facility.

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Substance Abuse Treatment: What Level of Care is Right for You?

The Pros and Cons of Inpatient and Outpatient Substance Rehabilitation.
If you have made the difficult decision to seek professional help for a drug or alcohol addiction, congratulations! The struggle with substance abuse can be a dark, hopeless and isolated place. Unfortunately, only a very small percentage of those struggling ever find their way to the much needed professional help that a quality drug and alcohol treatment center offers. Fortunately, your decision to seek help has you beautifully positioned with one foot already moving towards a solution. There is hope. It is possible to live a peaceful, happy life, free from the obsession and compulsion to drink or use drugs.

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From the Heart: Supporting Your Loved One Battling Addiction

Addiction affects everyone in a family, here are things you can do.
When someone close to you suffers from addiction, it can be difficult to know what you can do to improve the situation. Addicts’ behaviors can isolate and put distance between them and you, which may leave you feeling isolated, frustrated, and angry. But even though addiction can affect everyone in a family, there are things you can do. You are not helpless in helping your loved one overcome addiction.

Thankful for Sobriety on Thanksgiving

Holidays are difficult for many who are addicted to drugs and alcohol.
For most, Thanksgiving is a time of intense reflection about the past and introspection on how far they might have come in the last year. This type of thought can often be a joyous event that a person celebrates with friends and family. However, it’s no secret that the holidays are known for being a difficult time for many people addicted to drugs and alcohol. With the copious amounts of opportunities to drink or use, the financial, familial, and traveling stress, and the general pressures that come at the end of the year, the chances for relapse seem endless. Not to mention the fact that many people addicted to drugs often feel stuck in a place where they might only be seeing the things they’ve done wrong, or view another year as a failure as they attempt to get clean. It can sometimes seem like having a year filled with active drug addiction and feelings of happiness, gratitude and peace at Thanksgiving are mutually exclusive. However, a look at Gulf Breeze Recovery’s testimonials webpage will prove you wrong.

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Understanding the Non-12 Step Approach to Addiction Recovery

A Non-12 Step Approach to Addiction Recovery reveals your natural wellness and strength.
At Gulf Breeze Recovery, our holistic, non-12 step addiction recovery program (called THRIVE) works to reveal the natural wellness and strength we all have, and with which we all are born. This approach to rehabilitation stands in stark contrast to traditional 12-step recovery programs and is one of the reasons why our program can work for people when conventional methods have not.

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Black Hat Marketing and the Drug Rehabilitation Industry.

Recent exposure to ads for fraudulent drug rehab facilities has sparked an important topic to discuss: how can a person tell if a site or advertisement for a drug rehabilitation facility is legitimate or not? Knowledge of the tricks of the trade in the search engine optimization (SEO) marketing industry can be the best way to avoid being misled to a business that has no intention of providing the care you need.